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Naming the Moons of Pluto
July 7, 2013 | BBC

The International Astronomical Union has approved names for two recently discovered moons of Pluto. They will be named Kerberos and Styx, conforming with a requirement that their names be derived from Greek or Roman mythology.


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Magmatic Water on Moon’s Surface
November 6, 2013 | USGS
"Scientists have detected magmatic water — water that originates from deep within the Moon's interior — on the surface of the Moon." Quoted from the USGS press release.

A New Moon Forming in the Rings of Saturn?
April 20, 2014 | NASA
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known moons.

Fossil Lizards Named After Jim Morrison and President Obama
June 7, 2013 | BBC
A trend in naming fossil lizards after famous people include: Obamadon gracilis and Barbaturex morrisoni.


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